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        A Tale of a Tub, Written for the Universal Improvement of Mankind; to which is added An Account of a Battel [sic] between the Antient and Modern Books in St. James's Library [bound with:] A Complete Key to the Tale of a Tub. The Fourth Edition

      n.p. [London]: l, 1724. One of four 12mo editions of 1711 (sequence unknown). 8 engraved plates. 310 pp; 36 pp. (Key). 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary Cambridge-style panelled calf, rebacked.

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        La ville ed environs de Mantoue

      Mantova 1724 - Pianta planimetrica della città, restauri alla piega editoriale mm 422x605

      [Bookseller: Sergio Trippini]
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        De Rebus Gestis Alexandri Magni, Regis Macedonum

      Delphis et Lugduni Batavorum (Delft and Leiden): Adrianum Beman et Samuelem Luchtmans, 1724. [78], 824pp, [223]. Contemporary full vellum, raised bands, spine in seven panels, bands bordered with gilt roll, central lozenge to each compartment, manuscript title / author and date to spine, covers with gilt single fillet border and inner frame joined with mitres, with the arms of Nijmegen to the centre and fleurons to the corners. Vellum grubby, spine especially, chipped to rear outer joint, but holding well, with small amount of loss to seventh panel of spine, vellum is starting to lift from front board. Internally the front endpaper is beginning to lift, some occasional light foxing / browning, but generally quite bright and clean, tears to gutter of 5A2 and 5A3 (not affecting text), extensive pencil notes to ffep. Additional engraved title, title in red and black, folding map and fifteen engraved plates, attractive tailpieces. Harwood notes of this edition, "this is one of the most valuable editions of the Latin classics I have ever read. Snakenburg has approved himself in this work to be a very able and judicious critic. Few editors have illustrated their authors so well and manifested so accurate a knowledge of ancient manners and customs" (Harwood, page 188). Variorum edition, with notes by Modius and Gronovius amongst others. Latin text . First Thus. Full Vellum. Good. 4to.

      [Bookseller: Zetetic Books]
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        Die Taufe des Kämmerers.

      . Radierung, nach F.A. Maulbertsch (1724-1796), auf Bütten, 19,5:15,5 cm. Literatur: Nagler 3, I (von II) vor dem Monogramm; Gwinner 5; Bialistocki, Abb. 30. - Im oberen Drittel des Blattes einige kaum sichtbare Quetschfalten, verso am linken Rand Reste einer alten Verklebung und dünne Papierstelle mit kleinem Einriß.. Deutscher Maler, Zeichner und Graphiker. Johann Nothnagel kam 1747 nach Frankfurt am Main und begann dort als Maler in der Tapetenfabrik des Joh. Nic. Lentzner zu arbeiten. Nach dessen Tod heiratete er dessen Witwe und führte die Fabrik sehr erfolgreich weiter. Daneben schuf er zahlreiche eigene Kunstwerke. 1774 gab er Goethe Unterricht in der Technik der Ölmalerei.

      [Bookseller: Galerie Joseph Fach GmbH]
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        Supplement au livre de L'Antiquite expliquee et representee en figures. Supplement Tome quatrieme. Qui comprend la Guerre, les ponts, les aequeducs, la navigation, les phares & les tours octogones par B. d. Montfaucon religieux benedictin de la Congregation de S. Maur.

      Paris chez ( divers), 1724... Supplement IV.. 173 Seiten/pages Text + 67 Kupfer/ planches cpl. Gr.-Fol. (über 45cm), Ledereinband. Ganzleder der Zeit, gering bestossen Cuir d'epoque, peu abime. Unter den Tafeln schöne Abb. aus Ägypten ! Parmis les planches belles vues d'architeture et de sculptur ! LA180.1

      [Bookseller: Buchhaus Stern-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG]
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        The Compleat Fisherman. The Compleat Fisherman. Being a large and Particular Account, of all the Several Ways of Fishing now practised in Europe; with abundance of curious Secrets and Niceties in the Art of Fishing, as well in the Sea, as in Lakes, Meers, Ponds, Rivers or Brooks; whether by Darts, Spears, Harpoons, Nets, Hook and Line, or any other way whatsoever. More particularly calculated for the Sport of Angling. With directions for preparing the angle rods, lines, hooks, and baits, proper for every part of the sport respectively; and also for the angler's conduct in rightly applying them. Also, an account of all the principal rivers, lakes, &c. in England; and what kinds of fish are more especially found in them

      London: W. Mears, S. Tooke and B. Motte, 1724. First edition. Folding engraved frontispiece. 1 vols. 12mo. Half brown morocco by Bennett, preserving contemporary blanks with ownership signature of J. Hill. Fine copy. "Saunders is the first angling author who mentions silk-worm gut (pp. 90-91)..." Westwood and Satchell, p. 189.

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        The North Prospect of Montague House.

      Printed for and sold by I. Smith in Exeter Change in ye Strand 1724 - Copper engraving by James Simon. Dimensions: 480 by 600mm. (19 by 23.5 inches). From Mortier's 'Nouveau Theatre de Grand Bretagne'.

      [Bookseller: Shapero Rare Books]
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        Esercizi Spirituali di S. Ignazio di Loiola, fondatore della Compagnia di Gesù, colle Bolle de? Pontefici, Approvazione degli Esercizi e Concessione d?Indulgenze Plenarie. Per chiunque fà gli Esercizi nella Casa della medesima Compagnia per otto giorni

      Gio. Francesco Mairesse 1724 in 8°, pp. 200, leg. coeva in p / perg. con nervi e tit. in oro su tass. al ds., tagli colorati in rosso, ritratto di S. Ignazio in antip. e 28 belle tavv. f.t., il tutto inc. in rame, final. xilogr., ottimo esempl. di questa rara ediz. torinese degli Esercizi Spirituali.

      [Bookseller: Studio Bibliografico Amadeus]
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        Eigenh. Brief mit U.

      Wien, 6. VII. 1724.. 4 SS. auf gefalt. Bogen. Folio.. An einen nicht genannten Fürsten: "La lettre que votre altesse serenissime a daigne m'ecrire en date du 11 du passe, est une masque des plus convainquantes, et precieuses, qu'elle eut pu jamais me donner de ses hautes graces, et bontes, dont je luy ai tenter les obligations imaginables. Mais je ne suis pas peu mortifie, que quelque zele, et devouement que j'aie pour un si bon et genereux maitre, ils n'aboutissent la plupart qu'a fain voir un coeur de plaine volente dont je suis d'autant plus honteux, qu'elle a ete fort mal secondee jusqu'a present par le succes des affaires, que j'ai l'honneur de traiter ici pour son service. La seule consolation qui m'en reste, monseigneur, est, qu'avec votre penetration ordinaire vous en voyes l'impossibilite, et que vous me rendres meme la justice d'etre persuade, que tout irait a la satisfaction de votre altesse serenissime mieux, si cela depandoit uniquement de mes diligences, et de mes soins. [...]". - Gotter, Sohn eines Gothaer Kammerdirektors, zog 1715 mit seinem Vater nach Wien, der dort als Diplomat tätig wurde. Hier fand er schnell Zugang zu den angesehensten Kreisen und trat in Kontakt mit Prinz Eugen von Savoyen. Er stellte sein diplomatisches Geschick unter Beweis, indem er Streitigkeiten zwischen Gotha und Wien beendete; 1720 wurde er herzoglicher Rat und außerordentlicher Gesandter in Wien. 1723 erfolgte die Ernennung zum Hofrat, 1724 wurde er von Kaiser Karl VI. in den Freiherrenstand erhoben. Während der Schlesischen Kriege trat er wiederholt als Vermittler zwischen Maria Theresia und Friedrich dem Großen auf, der ihn besonders schätzte. "Gotter, den nach zeitgenössischem Urteil 'das Glück überall mit Macht suchte', wurde von seiner adligen Umwelt viel bewundert. Er war nicht ungebildet, zeitweise auch arbeitsam, voller Witz, ein findiger Kopf und Finanzjongleur, ein 'Tourbillon' (Sausewind), wie ihn die lustigen Eremiten nannten, aber doch ohne tiefere Geistigkeit und sittlichen Ernst, mitunter großsprecherisch und in seiner Freigiebigkeit nicht ohne Berechnung, ein hervorstechender Vertreter des Hoflebens im 18. Jahrhundert" (NDB VI, 659). - Unbedeutend fleckig und mit minimalen Randläsuren. Selten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Gemmae antiquae caelatae, sculptorum nominibus insignitae, Ad ipsas gemmas, aut earum ectypos delineatae & aeri incisae, per Bernardum Picart. / Gravees, sur lesquelles les graveurs ont mis leurs noms. Dessinees & gravees en cuivre sur les originaux ou d'apres les empreintes, par Bernard Picart.

      Amsterdam, Picart, 1724.. Fol. Mit 2 gestoch. Titelvignetten, 3 gestoch. Kopfvignetten und 70 gestoch. Tafeln. 3 Bl., XXI, 97 S. Ldr. d. Zt. mit goldgepr. Rtit., Rverg. und goldgepr. Bordüren auf den Deckeln (unteres Kapital mit dezenter Signatur, etw. berieben und bestoßen).. Einzige Ausgabe. - Beschreibung von 70 Gemmen aus europäischen Sammlungen in Latein und Französisch, wobei der französische Titel hier dem lateinischen vorgebunden ist. - "Stosch gilt als der beste Gemmenkenner seiner Zeit" (NDB XXV, 453). - "Die Art, in der das Buch informiert, diskutiert und urteilt, kann nicht anders als im heutigen Sinne wissenschaftlich bezeichnet werden" (Zazoff, Gemmensammler (1983), S. 27; ausführlich). - Titel sowie die Tafeln verso dezent gestempelt. Saubere, kräftige Abdrucke mit breitem Rand. Nahezu fleckenfreies, dekoratives Exemplar einer Adelsbibliothek, mit deren Exlibris.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Sander]
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        Description de l'isle des hermaphrodites. Nouvellement decouverte, concernant les moeurs, les coutumes & les ordonnances des habitans de cette isle, Comme aussi le Discours de Jacophile à Limne, avec quelques autres pièces curieuses

      Second edition, the original edition from 1605 is extremely rare. Illustrated with a frontispiece depicting a hermaphrodite, with the inscription 'I am neither male nor female ...'. Sheepskin full of used time. Back tooled raised. Missing part of title. Light foxing in the margins endnotes. Considered the first French anti-utopia, this trip of a tired French ills of his country on an island where effeminate characters, rouged, addicted to feasts and pleasures live is a satire disorders of the court of Henry III , himself represented by the king Hermaphroditus king queen male or female. The book assured considerable notoriety for its author, which little is known, except that he left several scholarly translations. The work, which compared to the Satyr ménipée, was presented to Henri IV, which forbade worried the author. chez les héritiers de Herman Demen [Foppens] Cologne [Bruxelles] 1724 (8) 352pp. relié

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Les oeuvres

      Old edition the most complete, and the last before that achieved in 1857 by Antoine de Latour (for aillleurs more exhaustive). "These two volumes, which follow the collection of French poets published by COUSTELIER, are difficult to find." Brunet, IV, 1071.Bound in red morocco from the late nineteenth Belz-Niedrée signed. Dos elegantly decorated nerves, tail wheel; title and date browned. Triple mentoring net on the dishes. Rich inner frieze. Gilt edges. Chez Antoine Urbain Coustelier A Paris 1724 2 tomes en 2 Vol. in-12 (9,5x16cm) relié

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        A Collection of all the Statutes now in force relating to the Duties

      Edinburgh - William Brown and John Mosman, 1724 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Soft card covers. A scarcefirst and only edition of this book. Early and substantial effort to catalogue much of the realm's excise taxes, arranged by subject and then chronologically, with a valuable appendix alphabetically digesting the legislation by subject. Condition: The binding is generally firm, though the cords are showing throughout. Both covers are attached by the cords only. There is some wear to all the extremities. The spine is detached and missing, and the card covers are stained and chipped. Internally the book is generally bright apart from some continuous spotting and waterstaining. There are also some handling marks and black stains. The front blank end papers are chipped with loss, and the title page has a small amount of damage which slightly affects the text. The date of the book has been written in pencil to the front paste down, first front blank end paper, and to the title page..

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        The manner of raising, ordering, and improving forest-trees: With directions how to plant, make, and keep woods, walks, avenues, lawns, hedges, &c

      London: Pr. for Eliz. Bell, John Darby, Arthur Bettesworth, et al. 8vo (19.8 cm, 7.75"). Frontis. (incl. in pagination), xx, 273, [3] pp.; 4 fold. plts.. 1724 Acclaimed and influential treatise by Cook, head gardener to the Earl of Essex and a professional nurseryman. This is the stated third edition, corrected, following the first of 1676; it includes "Rules and Tables shewing how the Ingenious Planter may measure Superficial Figures, divide Woods or Land, and measure Timber and other solid Bodies, either by Arithmetick or Geometry: With the Uses of that excellent Line, the Line of Numbers, by several new Examples; and many other Rules, useful for most Men." The volume is illustrated with a => lovely copper-engraved frontispiece depicting tree-fellers at work and with four folding plans showing how to calculate the scale and design of landscape features. At the back of the work is a brief overview of the rules for making cider, and an additional recipe for birch beer (alcoholic) is given in the chapter on birches. 18th-century calf, covers framed in double blind fillets with blind roll along joint, spine with gilt-stamped leather title and date labels and gilt-stamped compartment decorations; joints and portions of spine leather unobtrusively repaired, edges and extremities rubbed, sides with a bit of light scuffing, gilt mildly rubbed. Scattered faint foxing, most pages clean.

      [Bookseller: SessaBks, A Division of the Philadelphia]
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        The Life of Cardinal Wolsey

      London: Printed for John Barber, 1724. First edition. Cloth. A very good or better copy, modern rebinding, leaves very bright, small chip to lower margin of frontis else plates sharp and clean, overall contents near fine. Folio. Illus. with seven copper plate engravings and one in-text engraving. With a list of subscribers. Illustrations include portrait frontispieces of Fiddes, portrait of Wolsey, the Magdalen College Tower; two further portraits: of Bishop Tunstall and Bishop Fox, the House Of Lords; Christ Church College, Oxford (dbl. page); two views of Christ Church interiors; plus in-text engraving of coins. In this work, Fiddes ... "it attempted to vindicate Wolsey's memory from the obloquy which had persistently pursued it, and also that it took a view of the Reformation less unfavourable to the mediaeval church than that of most Protestant writers. Fiddes was immediately attacked both by the press and in the pulpit. He had been faithful to the Earl of Oxford after his fall, and had frequently visited him in prison; further, in the preface to the ' Life of Wolsey,' he said that Atterbury had offered him the opportunity of writing it in his house, and he paid a warm tribute to Atterbury's abilities. It therefore suited Atterbury's assailants to accuse Fiddes of popery, and represent him as employed by Atterbury to write his work," DNB XIX, 398. ESTC T76228. Lowndes 796.

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        Supplement Au Livre De L'Antiquite Expliquee Et Representee En Figures. Tome Premier: Les Dieux des Grecs et des Romains.

      Chez Delaulne, Foucault a.o., Paris 1724.. XXIV/XXXV/258 pp. and 103 engraved plates (87 full page plates, 16 double page plates), Folio (ca. 27 x 42 cm), bound in simple contemporary half leather with marbeled boards,. binding rubbed, edges/corners bumped, paper a bit browned (a few pages stronger) and foxed, most pages waterstained at one margin, page XIX with a margin-tear, 3 leaves with repared margin-tears, else fine, uncut, text in Latin-French paralel edition,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat An der Vikarie]
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        Retables.

      - Aug. Vind. (Augsburg), Jeremias Wolff, (no date, before 1724). Complete suite of fine title and 5 plates, numbered in the plates, Nos. (1)-6, etched by Johann Leonhart Wüst. ca. 22,5 x 15,6 cm on leaves of ca. 30 x 20,5 cm. Sewn.*Not in Fuhring or any of the other usual bibliographies. Very rare German edition copied from the original French series 'Nouveau livre d'Autel' (Paris 1690, see: Kat Orn. Berl. No. 3714 and Guilmard 99 - 100). Very elaborate designs for altar retables in baroque style, i.e. for architectural frames enclosing decorated panels above back of altars. Jean (Juan) Dolivar, architect and engraver (Saragossa in Spain in 1641 - Paris? 1692), worked in Paris together with his uncle Jean Le Pautre and after J. Berain. Johann Leonhart Wüst (1666 - 1735) was goldsmith and engraver in Augsburg. - Occasionally foxed, blank margins slightly thumbed. Contemporary handwritten numbers in blank corners. Ample margins.[(4448)]

      [Bookseller: Ludwig Rosenthal's Antiquariaat]
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        A Sammelband of 11 Eighteenth-Century Theological Tracts, Nine of Which Involving Martin Luther

      1724. 11 vols bound in one. Contemporary vellum. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Auserlesene Trost-Briefe Des Mannes Bottes Martini Lutheri, Eir Er Un versolgte angefochtene under traurige Personen mit einter recht Evangelischen Feder geschrieben... Jena, 1724. Joh. Friedr. Rittern. [16], 142pp, [2]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Lauteres und Apostolisches Zeugniss Bon Christo fur uns Rach Unleitung der Morte Pauli... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [16], 108pp, [4]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Rothiger Unterricht Bom Glauben und Sufen Wercten Seinter Furstresslichfeit wegen Aus Seinen Schriften Zur gemeinen Erhauung... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [24], 70pp, [2]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des theuren Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Erhauliche Abhandlung von der Leibe und ihrer Borfresslichteif... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [12], 97pp, [3]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Erflarung Der Sieben Buss Psalmen Wie folche Des Selige Mann im Jahr 1517-1525... Jena, 1726. Johann Friederich Rittern. [24], 136pp. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Lehrreicher Bortrag von der Heil Taufe, Darinnen Derselben Wefen, Krafft, Kuken under rechter Gebrauch....Jena und Leipzig, 1723. Johann Friedrich Rittern. [24], 117pp, [3]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Ernstliche Bermahnung Zum H. Abendmahl, Samt einem auszuge aus einem sermon bon Burdiger Empfahung... Halle, 1726. Johann Christian Hendeln. [20], 81pp, [3]. D. Martini Lutheri Erhauliche Leichen-Predigt, Welche uber der Leiche des frommen Chur-Fursten Herzog Friederichs zu Sachsen in zween sermonen.... Jena, 1726. Johann Friederich Rittern. [16], 32pp. SIDELIO, Friederich. Des Mannes Gottes D. Martin Luthers Trostliche Ubhandlung Bom Leiden der Christen.... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [32], 48pp. MOSHEIM, Johann Lorenz. Sivo Predigsten Ben besondern Selegenheiten uber I. B der Konige am III, V.7-9. und Spruch-worter am XXV.v.2-5. gehalten von Johann Lorzenss Mosheim... Helmstadt, 1734. Christian Friedrich Mengand. 160pp. VOLLMANNS, Sabr. Heinr. Heiliges Denfmahl fur die Im Jahr 1744. In der evangelischen Religion Von ihm confirmirte kinder. Hannover, 1744. Johann Adolph Kercten. 56pp. A selection of Protestant theological treatises and sermons, published in Jena, Halle, Helmstadt and Hanover. The majority the work of Johann Jacob Rambach (1693-1735), Protestant theologian and hymn-writer. Holding numerous theological positions at Halle University, Rambach eventually succeeded the founder of the Halle Orphange, A.H. Francke, as professor and preacher at the Schulkirche. . 8vo.

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        Pierres antiques graves sur lesquelles les graveurs ont mis leus noms.

      Amsterdam, 1724 - Folio, 1st. edition. Double titlee page, 21 pages of preface, 97 pages of description, and 70 full page engravings depicting intaglios and cameos. Half calf binding.Armorial supra libris on front cover,spine slightly rubbed.old XIX stamp in some pages at margins. Internally a very fine copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Libreria Pontes]
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        Swart Register van duysent Sonden, Dienende tot ontdeckinge, ende opweckinge, van den vervallen yver en Godtvruchtigheydt der hedendaeghsche genaemde Ledematen in de Gereformeerde Christelijcke Gemeynten van Nederlandt. Tweede Druck. Van de Drukfeilen Verbetert.

      Utrecht, Hendrick Schouten, en te Amsterdam, Johannes van Septeren 1724. (24) 453 (27) p. Opnieuw gebonden half Leer met ribben, 12° (mooi exemplaar, SGT-H557/NNBW 8, 808).

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        Alle de Vyf Boeken der Psalmen, van David, Asaph en Andere, begrypende CL. Snaar-Liederen. Vertaalt, verklaart en ten gebruyk gebragt.

      Utrecht, Jacob van Poolsum 1724. 5 delen in 2 banden, (12) 516 (2) 464, (2) 359 (2) 223 (2) 457 (61) p. Origineel Perkament, 4° (banden bruin, dl.1 mist klein stukje perkament rug, SGT-T370/NNBW 10, 1027).

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        LA SAINTE BIBLE, qui contient le vieux et le Nouveau Testament, c'est à dire l'ancienne et la nouvelle alliance. Revuë & corrigiée sur la texte hebreu & grec par les Pasteurs & les professeurs de l'eglise de Geneve. Avec les nouveaux argumens & lez nouvelles reflexions sur châque chapitre de l'ecriture sainte. Par J. F. Ostervald.

      2 vols. in 1. Jean Frederic Bernard & Herman Uitwerf. Rotterdam, Jean Daniel Beman, Amsterdam 1724. Folio. XI+760; (2)+280 pages. With 2 engraved titlevignettes and 2 large engraved head-pieces. Contemporary full calf over wooden boards. With 1 of 2 clasps. Spine richly gilt. The corners of binding are neatly repaired. Headband somewhat worn.. French Geneva version, slightly revised and annotated by the swiss theologian Jéan Frederic Ostervald (1663-1747).He attained a position of such influence that he and his friends J. A. Turretin of Geneva and S. Werenfels of Basel were known as the 'Swiss triumvirate'. His writing won great popularity among French protestants, and were translated into various languages. Before 1723 Ostervald's 'Arguments et Réflexions' had existed only in manuscript, and in an English translation which had been printed in 1716 at the request of his London friends and under the auspices of the Archbishop af Canterbury. The succes obtained by this English book made the Amsterdam printers demand the author's leave to publish the French original. They obtained his permission only by threatening otherwise to have the English version retranslated into French. These 'Arguments et Réflexions' appeared separately in 1723 and again in 1724, accompanying the text of the French Geneva version, which was slightly revised by Ostervald. The 'Reflections' are printed at the end of each chapter. Darlow & Moule 3793

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        The Life of Sir Leoline Jenkins, Judge of the High-Court of Admiralty, And Prerogative Court of Canterbury . . . [with] the Resolution of many difficult and curious Points in the Common and Civil Law, Law of Merchants and of Nations [etc.]. Two Volumes

      Printed for Joseph Downing, in Bartholomew Close [etc.], London 1724 - Contemporary blind-panelled calf, quite worn, rebacked and repaired, some browning and dustiness, ex-library, yet a good crisp set; with the portrait A "literally gigantic" work and the best early source for the life and works of Jenkins, "easily the greatest of the civilians of his day" in Holdsworth's words, brought together by Serjeant Wynne who "was to Jenkins as Boswell was to Johnson"

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        Die Natürliche Philosophia, von Verwandelung der Metallen in Gold und Silber, durch das allerhöchste Geheimniß, welches genennet wird Der Lapis Philosophorum. Wie solchen der Weltberühmte Philosophus, Herr Dionysius Zacharias, der Rechten Doctor in Paris, würklich selbst gemachet, [...] aus dem Frantzösischen ins Deutsche übersetzet worden [durch Georg Forberger]. [ANGEBUNDEN: Experientia Naxagorae, secundum annulos platonicos et Catenam auream Homeri. Worinnen der wahrhaffte Process...]. 2. dtsch. Ausg.

      Dreßden u. Leipzig, Zu finden bey Gottfried Leschen, 1724.. 140 S., mit gest. Frontispiz, Kl.-8°, Leder d. Zt.. Ferguson II, 561 Anm.; Caillet 11569; Kopp I,198 u. 224; Vgl. Duveen 631: "One of the very few alchemical books to which Brunet allows any commercial value" (zur franz. Ausg. 1612). - Die dtsch. Erstausgabe erschien 1609. - Denis Zacaire oder Zeccarie wurde 1510 in dem südfranz. Herzogtum Guienne (Guyenne) geboren. Ihm soll 1550 die Transmutation von Quecksilber zu Gold gelungen sein u. da er sich in Frankreich nicht sicher fühlte, begab er sich auf Reisen. 1556 wurde Zacaire in Köln von einem Gefährten ermordet, der mit dem Stein des Weisen u. seiner Witwe flüchtete. - ANGEBUNDEN: [Ehrd von Naxagoras:] Experientia Naxagorae, secundum annulos platonicos et Catenam auream Homeri. Worinnen der wahrhaffte Process, die Universal-Medicin zu elaboriren / so wohl vor den menschlichen Leib / Als die Metalla zu verbessern; klar und aufrichtig vor Augen lieget. Erste u. einzige Ausg. Franckfurt am Mayn, Auf Kosten guter Freunde u. in Commission bey Domenico von Sand, 1723; 4 Bll., 184 S. Ferguson II, 130; Duveen 425f; Kopp II,208-211 ausführlich, wobei der vorliegende Titel nichts mit Kirchwegers "Aurea Catena Homeri" zu tun hat. - Einband berieben u. bestossen; Rücken mit zwei Fehlstellen, wobei eine bis auf den Deckel übergeht; beide Innendeckel mit Besitzervermerk von alter Hand; tlw. gebräunt u. leicht fleckig; zweiter Titel mit kl. Randabriß ohne Textberührung sonst ein gutes Expl.

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        Acta criminalia, welche wegen eines an seinem Herrn von einem Laquayen verübten grossen Diebstahls vor dem Stadt-Gerichte zu R. verhandelt worden.

      Rostock und Parchim, Fritsch 1724.. 4 Bl., 476 S. Pappband des 19. Jhdts. 4°.. Huelke-E. 12. - Umfangreiches Dokument mit den Zeugenaussagen zu dem Prozess gegen den Diener Christoph Friedrich Bartels, der seinem Herrn, einem mecklenburgischen Grafen, die Summe von 300 Talern gestohlen hatte. - Etwas berieben. Titel gestempelt. Gebräunt.

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        Nouveau voyage de Grece, d'Egypte, de Palestine, d'Italie, de Suisse, d'Alsace, et des Pais-Bas : Fait en 1721, 1722, & 1723

      A La Haye: A la Haye : chez Pierre Gosse, Pierre de Hondt M. DCC. XXIV. [1724] , 1724. Collation, complete, xxx,(2)pp errata, 412pp. Bound in modern quarter calf, marble boards, raised bands, gilt lines and title lettering. Binding in very good clean firm condition. Internally, light browning to corner of title page. Pages in good clean condition. A very nice copy, in a very good solid binding. A47. Firs Edition. Quarter Calf. Very Good Plus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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        A NATURAL HISTORY OF ENGLISH INSECTS Illustrated with a hundred copper plates, curiously engraven from the life: and (for those who desire it) exactly coloured by the author. To which are added, large notes and many curious observations by W. Derham, Fellow of the Royal Society.

      London, William and John Innys, 1724. In-4 p. (mm. 285x223), p. pelle bazana coeva, cornici dorate ai piatti, dorso a cordoni (cuffie restaur.) con decoraz. e tit. oro ai riquadri, 12 pp.nn. (frontesp., dedica, prefaz., elenco sottoscrittori); (2),26,(2) pp.num. poste al fine e con le note di Derham. L'opera presenta 100 magnifiche tavv. (ciasc. con più figure) relative a farfalle e a falene, colorate a mano dallo stesso Albin e inc. in rame (su carta forte) da vari artisti (Van der Gucht, Hulett, Terasson e Albin) su disegni originali dell'autore. Ogni tav. è dedicata a un aristocratico (v. elenco dei sottoscrittori all'inizio) ed è ampiam. descritta a fronte. Questa importante opera sui lepidotteri fu la prima, in Inghilterra, ad essere illustrata con tavole a colori. Rara "seconda edizione, con l'aggiunta delle note di Derham". (La I del 1720 non le conteneva). Cfr. Nissen,58. Cfr. anche Benezit,I, p. 162: "Eleazar Albin, pseudonyme de Weiss, mort vers 1740, fut aquarelliste et dessinateur. Savant d'origine allemande, il vécut à Londres, où il publia un nombre important de dessins d'histoire naturelle, entre 1720 et 1740. Les ouvrages plus célèbres qu'il a illustrés d'après nature sont l'"Histoire naturelle des oiseaux" et l'"Histoire naturelle des insectes"?". Bell'esemplare.

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        An Account of the New Method of Extinguishing Fires by Explosion and Suffocation. Introduced by Ambrose Godfrey of Covent-Garden, Chymist. Wherin a Description is given of several Machines and their Uses, together with plain and sufficent Directions for the proper Application of them...By the Introducer

      London: Printed in the Year, 1724. (FIREFIGHTING) First edition. 8vo. One Engraved headpiece of house on fire. Modern marbled boards

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        Officium eucharisticum. A preparatory service to a devout and worthy reception of the Lord's Supper

      Dublin: Printed by and for Samuel Fairbrother, 1724.

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        Gründliches Lexicon Mythologicum,

      . Worinne so wohl die fabelhafte, als wahrscheinliche und eigentliche Historie derer alten und bekannten Römischen, Griechischen und Egyptischen Götter und Göttinnen, wie auch Helden und Heldinnen, seltsamen Wunder-Thiere, merckwürdigen Flüsse, Brunnen, Berge und dergleichen zur Mythologie, oder so genannten Historia Poetica gehörigen Dinge,... Leipzig: J.F. Gleditschen 1724. With engr. frontisp. (Mentzel sc.) & XXXI tables. (28) pp. + 1972 columns. Contp. vellum with caligraphed title on spine. Name cut out on upper flyleaf. * First edition..

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        Des vortrefflichen Florentinischen Mahlers Lionardo da Vinci höchst-nützlicher Tractat von der Mahlerey. Aus dem Ital. u. Franz. in das Teutsche übers. ... und mit dem beygefügten Leben des Auctoris zum Druck befördert von J.G. Böhm.

      Nürnberg, Weigel, 1724.. Mit gestochenem Frontispiz-Portrait, 28 Kupfertafeln und 29 Textholzschnitten, Titel, 11 Blatt, 200 Seiten, 4 Blatt. 4 23 x 17 cm. Pergament der Zeit (leicht . ausgebunden).. Erste deutsche Ausgabe. - Verga 8 - Steinitz 168 - Brunet V, 1258 - Die Kupfer mit figürlichen Szenen und Gruppen sowie Stadtansichten und Landschaften. 1 Textholzschnitt nach dem Gemälde "Mona Lisa". Gutes Exemplar.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Mertens & Pomplun GbR (Versa]
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        Recueil de voyages au nord, contenant divers memoires tres utiles au commerce & a la navigation.

      Amsterdam, Bernard, 1724-1732.. Bände 1-8 (von 10). 16,5 x 10 cm. Mit 2 gestochenen Frontispizes, 4 gestochenen Titelvignetten, 22 (18 gefalteten) gestochenen Tafeln und 12 gefalteten gestochenen Karten. Lederbände der Zeit mit rotem Rückenschild und reicher Rückenvergoldung.. Umfangreiches Teilstück der seltenen Reihe in verschiedenen Auflagen. - Bände I-IV: 1731-32, Nouvelle edition. Band V: 1724. Band VI: 1729, Troisieme edition. Band VII: 1725. Band VIII: 1727. - leicht berieben, 2 Rücken mit kleinen Wurmgängen. - Einheitlich und sehr dekorativ gebunden. Vols. 1-8 (of 10). With 2 engr. frontispieces, 4 engr. title-vignettes, 22 (18 fold.) engr. plates, 12 fold. engr. maps. Contemp. full calf with red label, richly gilt (slightly rubbed, 2 spines with small wormholes). - Uniformely and decoratively bound.

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        Erläuterung und Verbesserung der bisherigen Process- und Gerichts-Ordnung. Nebst einem Anhange von dem Processu Summario, Executivo, Cambiali und Possessorio, auch beygefügten unterschiedenen Mandaten und Ordnungen. Dresden, Krauß u. Harpeter 1724. Kl.4°. 8 Bl., 312, 206 S., 4 Bl. - Angebunden: Register über die Chrf. Sächsische Erläuterte Prozess-Ordnung.Ebda. (1724). 40 Bl. - Ders. Tax-Ordnung, Wornach hinführo die Sportuln und Gerichts- auch Advocaten-Gebühren gefordert u. bezahlet werden sollen.Ebda. 1724. 8 Bl., 40 S. - Index über.Tax-Ordnung.Ebda. 1724. Tit., 30 S. Prgt. d. Zt.

      - Die verbesserte Sächsischen Prozeßordnung von 1724 ist die Bedeutendste deutsche Zivilprozessordnung im 18. Jahrhudnert. Mit ausführlichen Erläuterungen zu jedem Artikel.- (Zu dieser wichtigen Ausgabe vgl. ausführlich: J. Chr. Schwartz, 400 Jahre deutscher Civilprozeß-Gebung S. 164-74). - Durchgeh. papierbedingt gebräunt, tls. stockfleckig

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        Epistles, odes, &c. Written on several subjects. With a translation of Longinus's treatise on the sublime

      London: printed for J. Walthoe;, 1724-01-01. Leather Bound. Acceptable. Epistles, odes, &c. Written on several subjects. With a translation of Longinus's treatise on the sublime. . . . To which is prefix'd, a dissertation concerning the perfection of the English language, the state of poetry, &c.\r\n\r\nFive raised bands, but only three of the compartments are still complete. The binding is holding, but barely. Full leather. Name of "John Coddington" on the title page. Scattered foxing, not at all severe. Almost 8" tall. 255pp. Bookplate. Pages 125-130 excised. Some minor marginalia. Foxon, p. 677

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        Anno Regni Annae Reginae, Magna Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, NONO, DECIMO, DUODECIMO At the Parliament Begun & Holden at Westminster 25th Day November, AD 1710 & 12th Nov 1713. in the Ninth & Twelfth Year of Reign of Our Sovereign Lady Anne

      Printed by William Brown and John Mosman the Assigns of James Watson (deceased) Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty., Edinburgh 1724 - The three bound as one. 891 + 362pp + Tables of Statutes passed (16pp), Nono is pages 1-441, Decimo is 442-891, Duodecimo is 1-362. Rear board detached, but content still well bound together. A few small pencil margin notes may be of interest or could be erased. Interior in nice clean condition. Owner's name on 1st blank Contains many fascinating acts including for example ones on REWARD for DISCOVERING LONGITUDE AT SEA, ENCOURAGING TOBACCO TRADE, SOAP & PAPER DUTY, TRADE in THE SOUTH SEAS, CASTLE of EXON, PRESERVATION of PINE TREES in MASSACHUSETS, PREVENTING DECEITFUL GAMING, DUTY on HOPS, TRADEwith EAST INDIA COMPANY, BETTER MAINTENANCE OF CURATES, HACKNEY CABS, ETC ETC. Marked 2 on spine, Vol II on 1st title page. See my other listings for more similarly bound vols. See pictures attached. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Bishop Burnet's History Of His Own Time, 2 Volumes

      Thomas ward/Joseph downing/Henry Woodfall, London, 1724, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good-, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, 1st EditionSize: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, The restoration looks superb to my untutored eye. The books measure 14" x 9", collation is folio. The previous owners notes read , "1/2 morocco." The style is spine and tips(diagonally) done in leather, balance in marbled green/tan paper, pastedowns and endsheets are heavy cream tone stock. Printing data on volume 1 "Printed for Thomas Ward in the Inner-Temple lane-1724." the collector has penciled, on the first pastedown, "2 vols, first edition, RCTY" (sic). Book commences with title page, verso blank, 1 page advertisement to reader, verso blank, 5 leaves(10pages) of subscriber names, followed by a TOC numbered from 827 to 836. Following this the actual text begins at page 1 with a 4 page preface followed by text numbered to 826. After this 10 leaves(20 pages) of index, last of which is a "Proposal" advertisement. Reviewing the text for flaws beyond the customary waviness and age darkening, some light staining of text upper areas is noted at 1st page of TOC, some smudge elsewhere noted, no noting in text seen (excepting old owner name under title title page) wonderfully legible, no dog ear seen.Volume 2 printing data, "Printed for the editor by Joseph Downing in Bartholomew-Close and Henry Woodfall in the Strand-1734." After replaced endsheets, title page, Verso has penned note "The original manuscript of both volumes of this history will be deposited in the Cotton library by T. Burnet" boxed in double red lines. After this come a 10 leaf(20 page) subscriber list. Following comes TOC of the 2nd volume numbered 729 to 740. Actual text commences running page 1 (no number) thru 764 pages including a long index.Reviewing the text, the first 40 pages or so have large but mild ancient stain at upper area. The entirity of the upper text is also affected, same, but more mildly so. This darkens again at the end of the work. A similar stain affects the lower back pages. Also the piece has more fleck, smudge and corrected dog era than its brother, yet, spendid in its considerable age. Both items text edges have much edge darkening but a clean, unsmudged appearance.Looking at the exteriors they seem fine, excepting volume one which has 2 tiny imperfections where the paper meets the spine leather. one is a tiny chip out, pencil eraser size, and a tiny upper area ripple. Volume II has variegation of leather color on spine, suspect this is as the leather/cow was made.Books will weigh around 18 lbs for shipping, we will pay 1/2 of domestic media mail shipping and provide insurance and delivery confirmation at our expense, as we do with all expensive items. Overseas shipping by arrangement, Book

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        Obras de la Gloriosa Madre Santa Teresa de Iesus

      Barcelona 1724 - 4º (20 cm.) 4 vols. 15 h. 466 p., 6h. = 4 h. 489 p. 35 h. = 19 h. 568 p. 15 h. = 4h. 433 p. 2 h. Barcelona : en la imprenta de los padres Carmelitas Descalços, [s.a.] Fecha tomada de fe de erratas, 1724. Encuadernación de los dos primeros volumenes restaurada. Buen estado. Revisado completo. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Le droit de la guerre et de la paix / Par Hugo Grotius. Nouvelle traduction, par Jean Barbeyrac, ... Avec les notes de l'auteur meme, qui n'avoient point encore paru en francois; & de nouvelles notes du traducteur. ...

      A Amsterdam : Chez Pierre de Coup, MDCCXXIV. [1724], 1724, Hardback, Book Condition: Very Good, 1st Edition in this formScattered, marginal foxing. Finely and sumptuously bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with the title blocked direct in gilt. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1001 pages; Notes; Title page printed in red and black; with engraved vignette. With engraved portrait frontispiece. Subjects; International law - Early works to 1800. Maritime law - Early works to 1800. Freedom of the seas - Early works to 1800. War (International law) - Early works to 1800. Other names; Barbeyrac, Jean, 1674-1744. Translation of De jure belli ac pacis libri tres.

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        THE RELIGIOUS PHILOSOPHER: Or The Right Use Of Contemplating The WORKS OF THE CREATOR. I. In the wonderful Structure Of Animal Bodies, and in particular Man, II. In the no less wonderful and wise Formation of the ELEMENTS. and in their various Effects upon Animal and Vegetable Bodies. And, III. In the most amazing Structure of the Heavens, with all its Furniture. Designed For The Conviction Of Atheists and Infidels.

      London: J. Senex, E. Taylor, W. and J. Innys and J Osborne, 1724. - Third edition, 2 volumes, 4to., pp.(ii),vi,(xxviii),xxix,234; (ii),235-585, 29 folding plates, full contemporary marbled calf, 5 raised bands, gilt rules and borders, contrasting label, expertly rebacked with original spines preserved; spines darkened, label to volume 1 missing, light wear to extremities and boards, contents crisp and clean, a very good set. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Commentarius in Librum Prophetiarum Jesaiae, Sensus orationes Ejus sedulo investigatur, in veras Visorum interpretandorum Hypotheses inquiritur, & ex facta Interpretatio antiquae Historiae Monumentis confirmatur atque illustratur: Cum Prolegomenis. Pars Prior. Insertae sunt Operi Notitiae Gentium Exerarum, Babyloniorum, Philistaeorum, Moabitarum, Syrorum Damascenorum, Aegyptiorum, Arabum Cuschaeorum, & Tyriorum: Et Tabula Topographica antiquae Moabitidis, ad Prophetiam de hac Gente, Capitibus XV & XVI comprehensam, rectius intelligendam, concinnata. Editio Nova, Prioribus accuratior. Praemittitur Laudatio Funebris, In memoriam Cl. Auctoris habita a Viro Celeb. Alberto Schultens, Ling. Orient. Professore.

      Leeuwarden, Henricus Halma 1724. Complete 2 volumes, (2, 20) 710 (2), 958 (55) p. Contemporary Vellum, Folio (spine vol.2 repaired).

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        L'Amerique Septentrionale / L'Amerique Meridonale

      Pierre Mortier, Amsterdam 1724 - Two seperat map sheets., Size : 450x585 (mm), 17.75x23 (Inches), Original Outline Coloring Very Good, minor browning along the upper portion of the central fold.

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        TRAITÉ DU DOUAIRE ET DE LA GARDE-NOBLE ET BOURGEOISE, QU’ON APPELLE BAIL EN PLUSIEURS COUSTUMES

      Paris la Compagnie des Libraires 1724 - , 2 t. en 1 vol. in-4, pl. veau brun de l’époque, dos à nerfs orné, tr. rouges, roulette sur les coupes, bandeaux, lettrines, culs-de-lampe, ex-libris manuscrit, (reliure en état très médiocre, cuir craquelé, deuxième plat déformé, manques aux coiffes, mors fendus, coins émoussés avec petits manques, importantes mouillures, rousseurs), (5 f.)-343p. + Table - ( 4 f.)-230p. + Table.

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        Historische Nachricht von den alten Einwohnern in Pommern, auch von dero Religion und Bekehrung, insonderheit aber von der St. Petri und Pauli Kirche in Alten-Stettin welche Bischoff Otto von Bamberg Anno II 24. bauen lassen. - Mit eingebunden: Beytrag zur Pommerschen Historie. Mehrentheils aus geschriebenen Urkunden und Jahr-Büchern zusammen getragen von Francsisci Wokenii. 1732./

      Stettin. Gottfried Conradi.1724.. Erste Auflage. 2 Bücher in 1 Bd. 21 x 17 cm. 157 S., 5 Bll., 264 S. Original Halbpergamenteinband mit marm. Vorder- und Hinterdeckel mit marm. Buchschnitt. Leichte Gebrauchsspuren. Etw. bestoß. Zwei Ecken etw. beschädigt.. Christian Zickermann (27. Dezember 1672 in Wollin (Pommern) - Mai 1726) war ein deutscher evangelischer Pfarrer und Geschichtsforscher. Er schrieb über die Geschichte Pommerns. Zickermann wurde 1672 in der Stadt Wollin in Pommern als Sohn eines Schusters geboren. Er besuchte das Stettiner Regium Gymnasium Carolinum und studierte an der Universität Rostock, der Universität Frankfurt an der Oder und der Universität Greifswald. Anschließend arbeitete er als Hauslehrer in adligen Familien, dann als Feldprediger in dem Regiment Graf Mellin. Als Feldprediger erlebte Zickermann im Jahre 1713 die Belagerung Stettins, das damals zu Schwedisch-Pommern gehörte, durch russische Truppen. Die am 28. September 1713 erfolgte, achtstündige Beschließung der Stadt beschreibt er so: " Es war, als ob Himmel und Erde vergehen wollten, und viele, die auswärts gedient und die größten Belagerungen und Bombardements mitgemacht hatten, vesicherten, so etwas nie gehört zu haben ". Im Jahre 1714 wurde Zickermann zum Pastor an der Stettiner Peter-Paulskirche berufen. Im gleichen Jahr heiratete er; aus der Ehe gingen zwei Söhne und fünf Töchter hervor. Zickermann starb im mai 1726. Zum 600. Jahrestag der Gründung der Stettiner Peter-Paulskirche durch Otto von Bamberg veröffentlichte Zickerkmann ein Buch über die Bekehrung Pommerns und die Geschichte der Peter-Paulskirche. Dieses bekannteste Werk Zickermanns ist nach den Urteil des Historikers Gottfried von Bülow aus dem Jahre 1900 " auch heute noch brauchbar ". (Quelle Wikipedia.; - Mit 1 hübschen Kupfertafel als Frontispiz (zeigt den Eigentlicher Abriss der St. Petri und Pauli Kirchen zu Alten Stettin), 1 Kupfertafel (Triglaff), 1 Kupfertafel (Schwantewith) und 1 gefalt. Genealogie derer Herren von Mannteuffel. - Papier wenig gebräunt, die letzten Seiten wenig fleckig, sonst sehr sauberes Exemplar. 2 Bücher in 1 Bd.

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        Delle Novelle Di Franco Sacchetti (2 Volumes in one)

      Firenze (Florence), 1724. Three Quarters Vellum. Fine. Book. (8) + 49 + 240 + 230 + (18) pp. Collection of 258 stories from Medieval Italy. Stories vary from being mere anecdotes, jokes, arguments and rebuttals, playlets to short stories along the lines of Boccaccio, who was roughly his contemporary (about 15 years older). De Sanctis, the seminal critic of Italian literature, considered Sacchetti "the true echo of his time," which was not necessarily meant as flattery. The contemporary vellum and red title label on the spine have minor soilage. The binding is tight, and the leaves generally clean, with minimal soilage. Overall, near fine or fine.

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        Hemisphere Oriental dresse en 1720 pour l'usage particulier du Roy sur les observations astronomiques et geographiques raportees la meme annee dans l'Histoire et dans les memoires de l"Academie Rle. des Sciences par Guillaume Delisle premier Geographe de sa Majeste de la meme Academie.

      Paris 1724 - Copper engraving with hand outline color. Sheet size: 19 3/4 x 27". Inventory#: p208pmat.

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        LIFE OF GENERAL MONK: DUKE OF ABERMARLE, & Richard Granville's JOURNAL

      1724 - [ALBERMARLE, George Monck, Duke of]. THE LIFE OF GENERAL MONK: DUKE OF ALBERMARLE, containing, I. A faithful account of his unparalledl'd conduct, surprizing actions, and providential success in accomplishing the restoration of monarchy. II. A particular relation of that most memorable march from Coldstream to London; the preparations for it in Scotland, and the happy consequences of it in England. III. Many mistakes committed by our historians, (particularly the Earl of Clarendon) concerning the General's administration, rectified. Publish'ed from an original manuscript of Thomas Skinner. M.D. With a preface in vindication of General Monk's conduct and giving some account of the manuscript. By William Webster. London: Printed for J. Graves . J. Isted and J. Hooke, 1724. The second edition, corrected. Frontispiece portrait. Octavo. [10],lxvii [i.e. xlvii],385,[7] pp. Some pagination errors, but complete. (ESTC t113801). Bound with: GRANVILLE, John. TWO ORIGINAL JOURNALS OF SIR RICHARD GRANVILLE. Viz. I. A journal of the expedition to Cadiz in Spain, Anno 1625. With the charged delivered by the Earl of Essex, and nine other colonels, against the Viscount Wimbledon, general of that voyage. With his answer, containing a full relation of the defeat thereof. II. A journal of the expedition to the Isle of Rhee in France, Anno 1627. Containing an account of the most material passages, happening at, and after our landing there. London: Printed for John Clarke, 1724. First edition ("Now first published from their respective manuscripts"). Octavo. xiv,[2]56,[2],25 pp. (CBEL I, 771). Two titles bound as one. 19.7 cm. Worn contemporary calf boards skillfully rebacked (probably 19th c.) with a red lettering piece. Ink ownership on ffep. only partially readable due to a 1.5 cm hole. Clean texts. Sound and very good overall.

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        A Display of Heraldry. The Sixth Edition, Improv'd with Large Additions of many hundred Coats of Arms . To which is added, A Treatise of Honour Military and Civil .

      London, Printed by T. W. For R. and J. Bonwicke and R. Wilkin . MDCCXXIV (1724). - Folio, 460,[4] + 275,[1]58, 24,22pp with an additional leaf 65/66, frontispiece, 17 portraits & 48 plates of Arms, complete with text well illustrated throughout, contents very good & fresh with good margins, contemporary full panelled calf, gilt at sometime rebacked (endpaper note in pencil suggests a Durham binding), spine gilt lettered to green leather label, thick raised bands gilt ruled with gilt motifs in panels, a tall copy, binding worn & rubbed at edges, with some loss to lower edge of rear cover, front hinge with 3" split at bottom joint, otherwise very good and handsome. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Offas Dyke Books]
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        An Account of the New Method of Extinguishing Fires by Explosion and Suffocation. Introduced by Ambrose Godfrey of Covent-Garden, Chymist. Wherin a Description is given of several Machines and their Uses, together with plain and sufficent Directions for the proper Application of them.By the Introducer

      London: Printed in the Year, 1724 - (FIREFIGHTING) First edition. 8vo. One Engraved headpiece of house on fire. Modern marbled boards [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA]
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